Courses & Units

Rehabilitation Nursing 2 CNA504


This unit is designed to be experiential and practice focused. It will focus on the complex health care needs of patients requiring specialized rehabilitation interventions in the community and acute care setting. The practice skills required to address complex nursing situations including person centred care, case management and team leadership will be covered in this unit. Students will have the opportunity to tailor their studies through contracted learning.


Unit name Rehabilitation Nursing 2
Unit code CNA504
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator Doctor Pathmavathy Namasivayam
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Apply assessment and problem-solving skills related to practice focused case studies of people with complex rehabilitation needs
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of evidence-based literature and how this can influence the development of rehabilitation practice
  • Demonstrate understanding of specialist practice skills associated with the complex nature of specialised rehabilitation interventions in a range of settings

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
060399 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,615.00

1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.

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AssessmentEssay (40%)|Online Discussion & Summary (20%)|Case Study (40%)
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable



Chang, E & Johnson, A 2018, Living with chronic illness and disability: Principles for nursing practice, 3rd edn, Elsevier, Sydney.


McPherson, K, Gibson, BE & Leplege, A 2015, Rethinking Rehabilitation: Theory and Practice, CRC Press, NW, Florida.

Hoeman, SP 2008, Rehabilitation Nursing: Prevention, Intervention and Outcomes, 4th edn, Mosby, St Louis, United States.

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